The White House’s decision to penalize a key counterterrorism partner in Africa may already be having negative consequences.
Boko Haram has rampaged across northern Nigeria in recent years and many people do not feel it is safe to return to their homes.
The U.S. soldiers were on a training mission with allies from Niger.
The Nigerian military has been accused of arbitrary arrests and executions of people suspected of being members of the Islamist group.
Chad has been fighting Boko Haram and Al-Qaeda for years, but Trump says it’s not playing ball with Washington.
The Nigerian militant group continues to recruit young girls to carry out suicide attacks.
Abubakar Shekau, a jihadi with a $7 million U.S. bounty on his head, continues to give Nigeria’s military the slip.
The damage is almost equivalent to the entire GDP of the U.S. island territory of Guam.
The dogs prevented the bombers from entering the hospital, forcing them to detonate their devices early.
If vigilantes are going to continue the fight against radical Islamists, they must operate within the law.
Amnesty International documented 101 cases of detention incommunicado and torture of suspects, who were often detained with little evidence.
Two of the so-called Chibok girls, abducted by Boko Haram in 2014, recently visited Trump at the White House.
In a rare interview, Fulan Nasrullah, a former member of Boko Haram, says the government is once again underestimating the insurgents.
Ethnic tensions are boiling over in Nigeria. They did that before, and more than 1 million people died as a result.
The ISIS-linked group, while holding less territory, has remained a deadly rival to the country’s government.
The rights group claimed that nine senior commanders had overseen torture and abuses that led to some 8,000 deaths.
As a continent Africa already faces four droughts—working against the effects of climate change is a necessity, not an option.
The girls were among the 276 abducted by Boko Haram in April 2014. More than 100 remain in the militants’ hands.
Somalia’s Al-Qaeda affiliate killed 4,300 people in 2016, making it Africa’s biggest militant threat.
Akinwumi Adesina tells Newsweek that the U.S. must continue its support for Africa to stop militants thriving.
The Sultan of Sokoto said that the almajiri system, where children beg to fund an education in the Koran, was not part of Islam.
Officials have stolen $15 billion in federal defense funds, resulting in an army that is ill-equipped and unprepared.
A Nigerian governor planned to shut all IDP camps in his state by June, but 1.4 million people remain displaced by the Islamist insurgency.
83 of the girls were to be released in a prisoner swap, but one said she was “happy” in Boko Haram captivity.